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16 July 2012 06:13 am - 12     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A car travelling along the Mawilmada Road plunged into the Mahaweli River killing the driver at a spot near the sea plane landing site adjoining the Polgolla reservoir this morning, the Katugastota police said.

They said the victim was identified as 36-year-old Duminda Wijekoon who was a resident of Jambugahapitiya.
The police said there was no reason for this motor car travel on this road on that particular day.

Katugastota police personnel had pulled out the car and the body out of the water after an operation that lasted an hour.
Investigations are been conducted by Katugastota Police.

  Comments - 12

  • Nari Sabry Monday, 16 July 2012 07:39 AM

    Must be work of foreign hand

    kumara Monday, 16 July 2012 05:42 PM

    May his soul rest in peace!1

    joker Monday, 16 July 2012 09:08 AM

    Accident or Homicide?

    Richardson Monday, 16 July 2012 09:32 AM

    It was Hilary who pushed the car in to the river. Wimal has seen it

    Donald Godfred Monday, 16 July 2012 11:00 AM

    Are their any survivors...

    ahnef Monday, 16 July 2012 11:25 AM

    where is the road railing

    ruvin_r Monday, 16 July 2012 12:12 PM

    HAHAHA, classic! Bet the man would say the exact same thing with a straight face!

    Abey Monday, 16 July 2012 02:02 PM

    My deepest sympathy.

    SM Monday, 16 July 2012 02:20 PM

    Did the driver have a license?

    balu Monday, 16 July 2012 02:31 PM


    Michael Monday, 16 July 2012 02:57 PM

    Extremely sad! Hope and pray that such things want happen in our country.

    NADARAJAH SETHURUPAN Monday, 16 July 2012 07:08 AM

    Thanks to Minister of Highways and Road Development.....

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